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A Crime on the Bayou

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A Crime on the Bayou

A swampy strip of land south of New Orleans, 1966: A young Black fisherman tries to break up a fight between white and Black teenagers outside a newly-integrated school, and gently lays his hand on a white boy’s arm. That night, police arrest him for assault on a minor. With the help of a young attorney, he bravely stands up to systemic racism through courtroom battles, including the US Supreme Court. Hate is vanquished by a powerful story of friendship that will last a lifetime. With the rise of white nationalism around the world, there is no story more important to tell today.

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

"Thoughtful and illuminating"
Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter
"A Crime on the Bayou is required viewing…It's infuriating and inspiring"
Reel News Daily, Liz Whittemore


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